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Gove expresses doubts about Brexit customs plan

Gove expresses doubts about Brexit customs plan

The customs partnership is one of two models under consideration by May as the Brexit negotiations rumble on. The proposal has won some cheers because promises an invisible border in Ireland by eliminating the need for customs checks. Writing in the Sunday Times Mrs May used the Brexiteer term "taking back control" several times but also admitted the "details are incredibly complex and there will be compromises". Read More

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Bolton Warns Sanctions Possible for Doing Business With Iran

Bolton Warns Sanctions Possible for Doing Business With Iran

We are going to work to stop that, ” he said. We are gonna work with all of the Europeans. The decision came days after US President Donald Trump abandoned the deal that curbs the country's nuclear ambitions. In the CNN interview, Bolton did not respond directly when asked whether Trump might seek "regime change" in Iran, or whether the USA military would be ordered to make a preemptive strike against any Iranian nuclear facility. Read More

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Robinhood Raises Another $363 Million Amid Crypto Push

Robinhood Raises Another $363 Million Amid Crypto Push

That platform offers trading in Bitcoin and Ethereum , and is available in 10 states, with plans to expand. The funds will also be used to invest in its infrastructure and operations , and to hire more employees. Bhatt declined to say how many users pay for a premium membership or whether the company is profitable. "At Robinhood , we're guided by the belief that America's financial system should work for everyone - not only the wealthy. Read More

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Israel Closes Damaged Gaza Border Crossing

Israel Closes Damaged Gaza Border Crossing

Last December, US President Donald Trump announced the embassy's move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , delivering on his election campaign promise. Those talks have been frozen since 2014. No-show nations withheld comment on Sunday. For Israelis , Sunday was Jerusalem Day, an annual celebration of the "reunification" of the city following the 1967 Six-Day War. Read More

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Green Beret Live-Streams Waterboarding to Back Gina Haspel for Central Intelligence Agency

Green Beret Live-Streams Waterboarding to Back Gina Haspel for Central Intelligence Agency

Haspel served most of her career in obscurity, facing dangers that most people can't even conceptualize and has risen through the ranks to deputy director of the agency, proving herself as a topnotch administrator. Now, suppose, which was true, there wasn't just one child, but thousands of Americans of all ages, who could be saved with enhanced interrogation? Republican Sen. Read More

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Thunderstorm alert! IMD predicts squall, gusty winds across India today

Thunderstorm alert! IMD predicts squall, gusty winds across India today

Ten incoming flights to the Indira Gandhi International Airport were diverted between 4.15 and 5.30 p.m. due to poor visibility and strong winds, an airport official said. The meteorological office also forecast rain in isolated parts of east Uttar Pradesh and said the weather is most likely to remain dry in west UP. At least 40 flights were diverted and more than 24 delayed, an official said. Read More

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Nawaz Sharif admits Pakistan's role in 26/11 Mumbai attacks

Nawaz Sharif admits Pakistan's role in 26/11 Mumbai attacks

Well, he did not give a direct answer, but he turned the discussion on the issue of foreign policy and national security. "Militant organisations are active". Sharif sai, in an apparent reference to the long-standing court case in the Mumbai attacks, which killed 166 people. Take the case of former dictator Pervez Musharraf's example, who instigated terrorism in Kashmir. Read More

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Four killed, over 20 injured in multiple blasts in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

Four killed, over 20 injured in multiple blasts in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

The attack took place in a busy area of the city with many other official buildings nearby, including a school in which about 1,000 girls were trapped as the fighting raged. No individual or group including the Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack. However, the Taliban is now taking part in its annual spring offensive and has launched a number of attacks in recent weeks. Read More

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Former Labour cabinet minister Tessa Jowell dies aged 70

Former Labour cabinet minister Tessa Jowell dies aged 70

The former Labour cabinet minister, who was diagnosed with brain cancer in May a year ago, suffered a brain haemorrhage on Friday and had been in a coma until her death on Saturday. "All of us, for longer". Former prime minister David Cameron tweeted that he was "devastated by the news". "Her strength in raising awareness of her illness and fighting for better treatment for others inspired us all". Read More

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Trump exit from nuke deal won't affect oil industry: Iran

Trump exit from nuke deal won't affect oil industry: Iran

Also boosting prices is the widespread expectation that President Donald Trump will withdraw from the Iranian nuclear pact. John Bolton, Trump's national security adviser, said in an opinion piece Wednesday in The Washington Post that the US believes the Iran deal is a failure because Tehran, with sanctions lifted, used the economic windfall to create military chaos in the Middle East rather than improve the plight of its people. Read More

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Mullin: The End of a Bad Deal with Iran

That finding is also shared in the main by US and Israeli intelligence officials, though the Trump administration argues Iran exceeded limits on heavy water production. There will be "wind down" periods of 90 to 180 days for existing Iran contracts for companies working with Iran to roll up their cooperation with Tehran. Read More

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ADNOC Ships First Cargo For Indian Strategic Oil Reserve At Mangalore

ADNOC Ships First Cargo For Indian Strategic Oil Reserve At Mangalore

The plans were unveiled at the Adnoc Downstream Investment Forum, which took place today (May 13) in Abu Dhabi , UAE. Currently, ADNOC's downstream portfolio of eight companies processes about 10.5 billion standard cubic feet (scf) of gas per day, and produce 40 million tonnes per year (mpta) of refined products as well as granulated urea, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), naphtha, gasoline, jet fuel, gas oil and base oils, fuel oil and other petrochemical feedstock. Read More

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US wants to work with Europeans on new Iran deal: Pompeo

US wants to work with Europeans on new Iran deal: Pompeo

The most pressing was the question of how the United States intends to cooperate with the European countries which have not abolished the nuclear deal and continue to cooperate with Iran. The announcement triggered USA plans to reimpose sanctions on the Islamic Republic within about six months. "We hope that with this visit to China and other countries we will be able to construct a clear future design for the comprehensive agreement", Mohammad Javad Zarif told reporters after talks in ... Read More

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Israeli Airstrikes In Syria Killed 19 Iranians This Week, War Monitor Says

Israeli Airstrikes In Syria Killed 19 Iranians This Week, War Monitor Says

According to the Israeli military, Iranian forces based in Syria fired a barrage of around 20 rockets at Israeli troops in the Golan, the mountainous region Israel captured from Syrian in 1967 and has occupied since. Conricus said four of the rockets were intercepted, while the others fell short of their targets. "Should there be another Iranian attack, we will be prepared for it", he said. Read More

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Macron called on Israel and Iran to de-escalate

Macron called on Israel and Iran to de-escalate

Israel, however, has been emboldened by President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal earlier this week, and the latest escalation seemed to signal a potentially coordinated surge in military activity targeting Iran. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the unilateral USA withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal undermines confidence in the global order. Merkel said: "Nevertheless, I think it is not right to unilaterally cancel a deal that was agreed, that was unilaterally ... Read More

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Barry Trotz "optimistic" about a Backstrom return in these playoffs

Sergachev, now a rookie with the Tampa Bay Lightning , finds himself playing opposite Ovechkin in this Eastern Conference final , in which the Capitals took Game 1 with a 4-2 win at Amalie Arena on Friday. It happened again in the opener against the Capitals. Cooper said he did not expect the Capitals to suffer a letdown. And for the first time in three playoff rounds this spring, the Caps own a 1-0 series lead. Read More

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Mahathir 'Prevented' Najib From Leaving Malaysia

Mahathir 'Prevented' Najib From Leaving Malaysia

The resignation came after Najib was barred from leaving the country on Saturday amid reports that the government was reopening investigations into a multibillion-dollar corruption scandal at a state fund he founded. In his earlier statement on social media, Mr Najib said he was committed to "facilitating a smooth transfer of power". What followed was a major investigation by the Wall Street Journal , which reported it had seen a paper trail that allegedly traced close to $700 million ... Read More

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Israel believes Iran 'got the message, won't mess with us again soon'

Israel believes Iran 'got the message, won't mess with us again soon'

Syria's foreign ministry said Israel's attacks are the "start of a new phase of aggression" against Syria and will do nothing but "increase tensions in the region". that it's fair game to hit Iran inside Syria, '" Alvi told ThinkProgress, referring to the largely Shia Lebanese force present in Syria and fighting alongside Iran and Russian Federation in support of Assad's troops. Read More

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Bomb Attacks Rock Three Indonesia Churches

Bomb Attacks Rock Three Indonesia Churches

The number is expected to rise. "There have been three attacks at three churches", East Java Police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera said. Footage seen by Express.co.uk show a number of dead bodies. Dozens of others were injured in the attacks, which occurred within minutes of each other. The radical Islamist, who had wanted to fight with the Islamic State group in Syria, injured four people. Read More

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'Illegal' Dam Bursts in Solai, Hundreds Killed and Displaced

'Illegal' Dam Bursts in Solai, Hundreds Killed and Displaced

Simon Wang'ombe, an official of Warma stated that they had been visiting the farm over the years and had pushed the owner, Mansukul Patel , to fix one of the dams as it had been seeping water onto the road. Their house was among those which were swept away by the raging waters. "The flooding happened so quickly", Josephat Kimeli told the BBC . "I was able to save my wife and two sons". Read More

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Syrian observatory - Israeli raid in Syria killed Iranians

Syrian observatory - Israeli raid in Syria killed Iranians

The Israeli military said that, upon identifying "irregular activity" by Iranian forces in Syria, it instructed civic authorities on the Golan Heights to ready bomb shelters, deployed new defences and mobilised some reservist forces. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the missiles targeted depots and rocket launchers that likely belonged to Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard, killing at least 15 people, eight of them Iranians. Read More

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Storm Team 11 Forecast: Scattered storms tonight - Sunny and Hot this weekend

Storm Team 11 Forecast: Scattered storms tonight - Sunny and Hot this weekend

Sunday Night-A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation is 30%.Sunday-A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Scattered showers and storms return Tuesday and Thursday , however. The work week starts off warm and quiet with highs into 70s, then we're tracking an unsettled and cooler pattern by the latter half of the week, meaning showers and a cool down by Friday with highs struggling to make it to 60. Read More

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